INSTRUCTORS

Pimol Moth, Ph.D.

Phil Henderson

Andy Newton

 

ASTRONOMY
COURSE
DESCRIPTION

AST 1:Introduction to Astronomy

AST 1L: Astronomy Laboratory

AST 45: Special Projects

Hartnell Astronomy Short Course

 

REALLY COOL ASTRONOMY LINKS

Tonight’s Sky

SpaceWeather.com

Explore Black Holes!

Windows to the Universe

NASA.gov

CNN.com Space & Science

Space.com

Astronomy.com

Telescope.com

HubbleSite.org

SpaceWeather.com

Sky and Telescope

Astronomical Society of the Pacific

Fremont Peak Observatory

Lick Observatory

 

 

Welcome to the Hartnell Astronomy Website

ASTRONOMY 1: Introduction to Astronomy

 

 

Semesters Offered: Variable

Units: 3.0

Corequisite: AST 1L (Optional)

 

A comprehensive survey of modern astronomy stressing scientific method and interpretation of NASA data in discovering the nature of our Solar System and the Universe. Planetarium demonstrations and telescope observations are included. Suitable for students from all majors and acceptable for physical science credit at any state college or university. Lab requirement can be satisfied when combined with AST 1L.

This course is now also offered online as part of Distance Education. 

[CSU; UC]

 

Astronomy 1 Course Documents

 

 

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